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Agatino Rizzo
Agatino Rizzo

Agatino Rizzo

Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Architecture and Water
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 493438
T3063 Luleå

Academic Profile

I am an architect and urban planner educated in Europe but with a robust academic experience in Asia. I work at the intersection of planning, design, and geography in the global South and North. My work focuses broadly on how to build Resourceful Communities. Cross-cutting themes are resilience, landscape, transdisciplinarity, and energy. I have worked in a number of externally funded research projects at the national and international scales for a combined 15 mEUR. Funders include the Qatar National Research Fund, European Commission's framework programme, Swedish Energy Agency, Swedish Research Council Formas, and Vinnova.

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Research Projects/Activities


Article, review/survey

Transformative thinking and urban living labs in planning practice (2021)

a critical review and ongoing case studies in Europe
Rizzo. A, Habibipour. A, Ståhlbröst. A
Part of: European Planning Studies
Chapter in book

Transnational Urban Space in the Global South (2021)

Cases from Qatar and Malaysia
Rizzo. A
Part of: Urban Challenges in the Globalizing Middle-East
Chapter in book

Participatory design as a tool to create resourceful communities in Sweden (2020)

Rizzo. A, Ekelund. B, Bergström. J, Ek. K
Part of: Co-creation of publicopen places